Victoria Highway is the main road that connects the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory to Kununurra in Western Australia. This 555km long stretch of road forms part of the Savannah Way and highlights the ecocline between the two states. The distinctive boab tree, which is generally recognized as a WA icon, actually begins to make its debut in the NT.
Situated only 100km south-west of Darwin, Litchfield National Park is one of the most accessible parks in the Northern Territory as well as having some of the most picturesque swimming holes in the country. Set to a backdrop of rusty gorges and surrounded by palm trees, the refreshing pools of Wangi and Florence Falls are not to be missed. Bring a snorkel along to appreciate the freshwater life dancing below the waterline.
Kakadu National Park is one of the most internationally renowned places in Australia and is World Heritage listed due to its exemplary cultural heritage and ecological conservation significance. Its unique environment has been defined by its traditional owners as having twelve seasons, rather than four, to accurately describe the intricate ecological changes that occur here.
The Savannah Way is one of Australia’s best touring routes; stretching from Cairns on the east coast to Broome on the west coast, this 3700km trans-country route links fifteen National Parks and five World Heritage areas, of which Limmen National Park is one. Continue reading “Limmen National Park”
The Northern Territory boasts a diverse and culturally rich landscape with two World Heritage Sites; Uluru-KataTjuta and Kakadu National Parks. The striking monolith Uluru, otherwise known as Ayers Rock, has also become an iconic landmark for international visitors seeking a true outback experience. The best thing about the territory though is the places people can’t easily go. Arnhem Land, in particular, remains a truly remote experience with indigenous cultural practices still intact. For more information on the conservation values of this amazing place visit here.
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